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CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 12:00am EST
in math... >> good job. >> narrowly outperforming their white peers in the city's public schools. >> 96. is that the answer? >> [together] yes. >> even more impressive, canada's impact on middle schoolers, kids who enrolled in the promise academy in the sixth grade. they started out far behind grade level, but dr. fryer found that within three years, they had virtually eliminated the achievement gap in math and reduced it by nearly half in reading. >> these are kids that a lot of people had given up on. and he showed that it's never too late. >> does it change the way you look at the problem? >> it does, because here's an analogy. we're ten touchdowns down in the fourth quarter. we kick a field goal, and everyone celebrates, right? that's kind of useless. we're still 67 points down. >> you're still losing. >> we're not just losing. we're getting crushed. all right? what geoff canada has shown is that we can actually win the game. >> geoffrey canada may be winning, but he is nowhere near declaring victory. >> reversing the black-white achievement gap and then closing it in element
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
. stay with cnbc. "fast money" begins right now. >>> live from the nasdaq market site in new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. here is what "fast" is following tonight. leon cooperman is liking facebook and selling out of apple. we're breaking down the reasons. great rotation. we have a bond fund manager who says the money flow into stocks is definitely happening. but will your bond holdings blow up? and smart money. are hedge fund managers really the smartest guys in the room? an epic street fight. first, let's get straight to jon fortt covering the cisco conference call. >> moving around a lot, melissa. it was down more than 3% at one point, but just came back as soon as cisco gave guidance. let me tell you what the numbers are. cisco guiding for fiscal q-3, the revenue growth between 4% and 6% year over year, assuming they are able to spin off linksys successfully. nongap operating margin between 26.5 and 27.5%. nongap tax provision tax rate 21%. and they're guiding to nongap eps between 48 and 50 cents. that midpoint, of course, 49 se cents, that's exactly what the street we
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. ens. answers. >>> we've reached the final step. how do actually analyze the company that's coming public. here you have to assess what the company makes, ask if it's profitable and most important, thinking about hanging on to the stock after the deal, you need to know how big its end markets are. that's the key thing. this isn't all that different from analyzing any other stock, except you have less information to go on, less track record. most of it coming from the prospe prospectus. it can be easy to figure out if it's a brand or has a product. but it can be more difficult to figure out what the company makes if it involves a sophisticated product, especially if it's technology. semiconductor miniaturization that can be some of the toughest ones. do you like it? that isn't the only question. but it doesn't matter. think about heelies. a fad i absolutely despise. safety. i jump when it became quickly and you have to get in and get out quickly. it popped into the 30s and began a long, sic
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
jack lew while he worked at citi for the money he collected. he'll describe himself as a changed agent inside citi. he doesn't mention at all in the prepared remarks anything about this fund that he invested in, that was based in the cayman islands. that's likely to be controversial. we're likely to hear several questions about that one. david, the prepared testimony is one thing, but when then get to the q&a, they'll bear down on what jack lew has to say. carl. >> eamon, there's some discussion how his grilling might be a little bit light, only because republicans haven't really coalesced around a whole lot of opposition. >> yeah, i think the consensus is, they might bang him up a little bit in the hearing. but the expectation is he'll get through and the president will get his man. jack lew has been scrutinized in the past for a variety of jobs. he's a well-known figure here in washington. a lot of republicans don't like his negotiating style because they don't like where the president is coming from ultimately. but we expect jack lew will get through here. the questions and answers
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am EST
. >>> and shares in american barrick gold are trading down, 8.5%. this after the mining company reported full-year earnings down 39% last year. that was worse than analysts expected. what's it mean? joining us is metals and mining analyst at citi. john, how important are these earnings for barrick gold? >> they are important because the problems of 2012 are continuing into 2013. the company's difficulties with the available of power in tanzania and they're about to use diesel power in one of their mines which pushed costs up to $1,000 an ounce. during a strike in 2012, part of the equipment froze up and jammed up. it will take a few months in 2013 to fix up. so the company has guided down significantly for 2013 compared to what analysts were expecting. >> is that a play where you look then at rivals and see them benefiting, or is it pretty much a warning sign for everyone operating in this space? >> no. i think most of this is very company specific. barrick operates at guidance, cost of above $1,000 an ounce for 2013. most of the u.k. gold is at $750, $800 an ounce. and barrick cost shot
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
york city's biggest sewage treatment plant. this is not a joke. the city says tickets for three-hour tours are nearly sold out and highlights include the giant egg-shaped receptacles. >> thanks for watching "street signs." history always repeats itself. "closing bell" is next. >>> hi, everybody. good afternoon. welcome to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo here at the new york stock exchange. stocks mixed at this hour. the dow struggling to stay above the 14,000 level and the nasdaq modestly higher. >> just a reversal. >> i'm bill griffith. we'll see if the dow can rally back. we're at the lows of the day right now but also following these stories on today's ram. the ceo of dow component cisco will be with us. john chambers will join us moments after the company reports earnings. will the results move us closer or further away from a new high? plus a lot more to get into with the always outspoken john chambers. >> he's terrific and how is this for an odd couple. facebook founder and ceo mark zuckerberg having new jersey republican governor chris christie over to his house tonigh
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm EST
afternoon whmp day rivals the city of mobile will have medical personnel on hand to take care of any passengers or crew members that may need care as they come off of that ship. at least one person has been removed. someone with a pre-existing health problem over concerns for that. that was during a time when another carnival ship delivered food. what passengers will tell you still not enough food, the lines to get the food, three, three and a half hours, that the stench from the problem with the sewage is inescapable and overwhelming. many have pulled mattresses into hallways or up on to the deck to try and sleep. there's no air conditioning, so it's described as a horrific scene on that ship. you talked about the financial hit that's going to hit this company. they are saying that it would be as much as $80 million when this is all said and done, a tough go both on the financial side and the physical side as the ship inches its way towards shore here. >> thank you so much. families and friends of cruise passengers desperately trying to get in touch with their loved ones and those w
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
what citi will pick up in the bond market but it's not just about the dividend yield, it's also about the dividend growth an the payout ratio is barely more than 30%, when it gets above 50 the story will be over. >> don't fight the feds is the bottom line. that helped eliminate any huge blowup in europe, it's also meaning that maybe we're not going to get a recession in the united states and probably helped out china as well. joe you wanted to jump in? >> david it sounds like maybe you're not as rosy in regards to your outlook. you're saying i would have been right in a pullback if not for central banks being so flush with liquidity. what about the housing recovery we're experiencing and corporate earnings that are incredibly strong and what about a corporate debt market that in terms of issuance investors can't get their hands on enough of it? >> well i would say that the high yield market's become fully priced. high yield tends to lead the stock market and you know beauty is in the eye of the beholder. you talk about strong corporate earnings but you're benchmarking what we're seein
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
development. try city. well, maybe he has a 13 deal right now. i asked the ceo to bring these games back. i don't know if he will. the point is that the stocks and bonds and stuff off ebay, stocks are fascinating now get your kids started on them right now. when you have your kids started on stocks and bonds pick some stocks. they are performing in a good way, given the budget pressures, but if companies maybe your kids are familiar with. guess what they will do over a period of time. so here is the bottom line of my childhood stock market obsession. get them started early and maybe they will play for life. the stock market is a long-term contest and one i think the earlier you get in, okay, the more you can win. let's go to loretta in arizona. >> hi captain cramer a big booyah to you. from phoenix, arizona. >> love phoenix. what's up? >> okay what steps should an investor take when a company they thought was solid with a strong monthly dividend suffers a steep drop in price and a 50% dividend reduction? hold them or fold them? >> a lot of the monthly ones are oil related. freeport
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am EST
want to know in terms of jack lew, what he did when he was at citi. the only reference to citi, during my time at citi, i was part of the senior management plan to bring organizational change and one of the remarks is a hot button issues we're sure to hear about today, lew's own personal investment in the cayman islands, and something the president criticized in the past and lew had such an investment in such a fund and lawmakers will ask him about it. he doesn't say anything in these prepared remarks and be prepared, lew should be for that issue. >> thank you for that. we are joined by a senator who will be questioning jack lew, charles grassley. also, president obama's state of the union. it's a little different this time around, senator. no one is saying jack lew broke the law or didn't pay his taxes either. the kind of things people might have said on the other side of the aisle from governor romney, the kind of things they should have said then they'll probably being saying now. it's a little bit different situation when it affects jack lew rather than when it was governor romney.
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
cities. siemens. answers. a hairline fracture to the mandible and contusions to the metacarpus. what do you see? um, i see a duck. be more specific. i see the aflac duck. i see the aflac duck out of work and not making any money. i see him moving in with his parents and selling bootleg dvds out of the back of a van. dude, that's your life. remember, aflac will give him cash to help cover his rent, car payments and keep everything as normal as possible. i see lunch. [ monitor beeping ] let's move on. [ male announcer ] find out what a hospital stay could really cost you at aflac.com. >>> >>> does the president want to knock them around from one side of the chamber to the other? joining us now howard feinman and kate overshane. kate centerist? >> i think we are going to see hyper partisan but i think he is going to ratchet it up a couple of notches. i think they are going to say they will take food out of the moumgs of babies. it will be the same republicans hate the middle class. >> with a 1.5% economy. what good does it do to get nothing done and have the economy go back to a recession.
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm EST
. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. >>> after shedding jobs for more than ten years, our manufactures added about 500,000 jobs over the past three. caterpillar is bringing jobs back from japan. ford is bringing jobs back from plex co-. mexico. and this year apple will start making maces in america again. >> in fact, apple, ford and caterpillar that got a shout out from the president during his state of the union speech last night. no great shakes on stocks during the response of today's question. but the president making gun control one of his biggest priorities in that speech. as expected a very climactic emotional part to the speech. but in fact, the run up to this only increased gun sales and ham top pearson is at the blue ridge arsenal in virginia. hampton? >> simon, the morning after the president's emotional plea at the end of the state of the union message, the headline here is is that the spike in gun sales after the new town tragedy, it is frankly continuing. bottom line, people who already own guns a
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm EST
. they've been trained for the jobs that are there. now schools like p-tech in brooklyn, collaboration of public schools and city university of new york and ibm, students will graduate with a high school diploma and an associates degree in computers or engineering. we need to give every american students opportunities like this. and four years ago -- four years ago we started race to the top, the competition that convinced almost every state to develop smarter curriculum and higher standards, all for about 1% of what we spent on education each year. tonight i'm announcing a new challenge to redesign america's high schools so they better equip graduates for the demands of a high-tech economy. and we'll reward schools that develop new partnerships with colleges and employers and create classes that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math. the skills today's employers are looking for to fill the jobs that are there right now and will be there in the future. now even with better high schools, most young people will need some higher education. it's a simple fact. the more education
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